NOLA Navy Week Louisiana Seafood Cookoff NEW ORLEANS - Pictured here are military chefs particpating in The Great Louisiana Seafood Cookoff for NOLA Navy Week at Woldenberg Park in downtown, April 20, 2012. Eleven well-known Louisiana chefs paired with culinary specialists from each of the visiting ships in port for the competition. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough. NEW ORLEANS - Food Services Specialist 2nd Class John Ross, executive chef for Rear Adm. Roy A. Nash, commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, pares a lemon for a seafood entree for The Great Louisiana Seafood Cookoff during NOLA Navy Week in Woldenberg Park, April 20, 2012. Ross and other military chefs paired with 11 well-known Louisiana chefs the competition. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.
LAINE WELCH Image via Wikipedia FISHERIES Published: November 7th, 2009 10:10 PM Last Modified: November 7th, 2009 10:12 PM KODIAK -- Kodiak and Alaska Peninsula crabbers got some good news last week -- bigger catch quotas for bairdi Tanner crab, a mid-January fishery important to local economies. Bairdi are the larger cousins of the better-known opilio Tanners, or snow crab. The bairdi boost stems from a big pulse of new crab recruits that biologists have been tracking for years. "That is what's fueling the increase in the harvest this year. We're just getting the very beginning of that year class," said......... http://www.adn.com/money/welch/story/1004091.html